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9 Countries That No Longer Exist!

1) USSR

During the Cold War, the USSR and US nearly went nuclear. Many Soviet nations proclaimed independence in 1991 after it fell.

2) Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia split into Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia in the mid-1990s.

3) Rhodesia

Rhodesia was managed by the British South Africa Company, which sought gold, copper, and coal, until 1979, following a fourteen-year Rhodesian Bush War.

4) German Democratic Republic

After the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the socialist country was under Soviet rule until 1990, when it was reunited with West Germany.

5) Austria-Hungary

Austria, Hungary, Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia finally emerged from the dissolution of the empire due to nationalist feelings.

6) Czechoslovakia

After the 1989 Velvet Revolution, Czechoslovakia was partitioned into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, with the Czech Republic preserving the flag.

7) North and South Vietnam

After the U.S. left in 1973, North Vietnam conquered Saigon in 1975 and Vietnam became communist.

8) Federation of South Arabia

The Federation of South Arabia was founded in 1962 on the Arabian Peninsula and was under British rule. Independence ended the Federation.

9) Tibet

As early as 1950, China began a deadly campaign to integrate Tibet into their country, firmly believing that Tibet has been an integral part of China for generations.

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